(Non-)specificity across languages: constancy, variation, v-variation
- Computer ScienceSemantics and Linguistic Theory
This work presents a formal framework where Farkas & Brasoveanu (2020)’s ideas are rigorously formalized, and develops a two-sorted team semantics which integrates both scope and epistemic effects.
Modified numerals and split disjunction: the first-order case ∗
We present a number of puzzles arising for the interpretation of modified numerals. Following B¨uring and others we assume that the main difference between comparative and superlative modifiers is…
You may like or dislike this thesis, and I do care which. An inquiry into sluicing and free choice
This thesis deals with the different meanings generated by the following two sentences: (1) a. You may have coffee or tea, but I don’t know which. b. You may have coffee or tea, but I don’t care…
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Disjunction in Alternative Semantics
- Philosophy, Linguistics
DISJUNCTION IN ALTERNATIVE SEMANTICS
Coordination in conversation
Thesis: Ph. D. in Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, 2017.
Situations and Attitudes.
- Philosophy, Linguistics
In this provocative book, Barwise and Perry tackle the slippery subject of "meaning, " a subject that has long vexed linguists, language philosophers, and logicians.
Modal Dependence Logic
- Philosophy, Computer Science
A modal language which involves the concept of dependence is introduced and two game-theoretic definitions for the semantics of the language, and one inductive, are given, and the equivalence of all three is proved.
A Pragmatic Solution for the Paradox of Free Choice Permission
This formalization builds on work of Halpern and Moses (1984) on the concept of ‘only knowing’, generalized by Hoek et al., (1999, 2000), and Zimmermann’s approach to competence.
Free choice, modals, and imperatives
The article proposes an analysis of imperatives and possibility and necessity statements that (i) explains their differences with respect to the licensing of free choice any and (ii) accounts for the…
Dependence Logic - A New Approach to Independence Friendly Logic
- PhilosophyLondon Mathematical Society student texts
This paper presents a meta-analyses of game theoretic semantics and its applications to team logic, aiming at determining the boundaries of acceptable levels of complexity in a team-based game.
Questions in logic
This dissertation pursues two tightly interwoven goals: to bring out the relevance of questions for the field of logic, and to establish a solid theory of the logic of questions within a classical…
A Gricean View on Intrusive Implicatures
This chapter will explore one of the long-standing objections to Grice’s account of conversational implicature: the case of purported implicatures which are apparently generated by subordinate…
Andersonian Deontic Logic, Propositional Quantification, and Mally
- PhilosophyNotre Dame J. Formal Log.
An Andersonian reduction of a relevant version of Mally's deontic logic previously discussed in this journal is given and the meaning of Anderson's propositional constant in a wide range of AndersonianDeontic systems is discussed.